The Uniting Church in Australia will continue to allow ministers the right to decide whether to marry same-sex couples following a vote in South Australia. Conservative church members say they will continue their campaign.
Despite advice that in order to live you best life you should care less about trivial things, we really do give a f***. And this might just be a gift of Christianity to the Western soul, writes Justine Toh.
Despite predictions of a slide in retail sales in WA over Christmas, Perth fishmongers and butchers are reporting booming sales as West Australians flock to the shops to stock up on fresh food for Christmas Day.
In a busy world, I found Mass therapeutic — a time without technology to quiet my mind. But if the Church wants Gen Y and even Gen Z, it'll have to change these six things first, writes Mikki Cusack.
Tradition dictates that we start putting up the Christmas decorations on December 1, but all that's changing as social media feeds our desire for an earlier start to a longer festive period.
For mainstream Jewish communities, the belief that Jesus is the Messiah is offensive and theologically flawed. That hasn't stopped Messianic Judaism from growing internationally. Today, the controversial faith welcomes Jews and "gentiles" alike.
It's a clever scene in a powerful show but don't take it as a history lesson. Here's what Maniac does (and doesn't) get right about the authorship of the Bible.
The new prime minister has said he believes "the Bible is not a policy handbook". However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview, writes Mark Jennings.
Bill Hayden was known for being a vocal and even hostile atheist, so imagine the surprise when he decided to be baptised last month at the age of 85.